The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 13 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.47% 7.41% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.87% 17.54% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Python
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 53.39% 42.22% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 14
Median daily rate £400 £399 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) ISEB
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) C++
9 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Management
10 2 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
10 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) QA
11 1 (5.56%) Lua

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Ergonomics
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Service Design
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Lua
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) RHCE
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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